Going to a Bar

Created by Thefirstlistener Teacher

ESLpod 786

burbs

suburbs; the area surrounding a city where there are many homes to get to his office downtown.

bar

tavern; pub; a restaurant that mostly serves alcoholic drinks and some types of food

on tap

available from a faucet, usually when talking about a large barrel of beer that drinks can be served from

well drink

an alcoholic beverage made from one of more types of liquor, mixed with juices, carbonated water, and/or other liquors

shot

a small amount of a very strong liquor, served in a very small glass

party hard

to enjoy oneself in an extreme way, having a lot of fun and usually drinking a lot of alcohol or using drugs

welcome any excuse to let your hair down

to be eager to have an opportunity or reason to relax and have fun, especially when you have been very stressed out, controlled, or limited in some way

that said

nevertheless; even though that is true

stinking drunk

intoxicated; inebriated; acting and speaking strangely because one has drunken too much alcohol and cannot control one's body or mind

school night

an evening when one has to go to school or work the next morning; Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, or Thursday evening

dance floor

the part of a bar, restaurant, hotel lobby, or other building where there is room for people to dance to music, often with a lot of lights

live band

a musical performance, not recorded music

DJ

disc jockey; a person whose job is to choose which recorded songs will be played for an audience, and in which order

cover charge

money that must be paid to enter a building, especially a popular bar or dance hall

thorough

complete; exhaustive; leaving nothing unknown or untouched

impression

perception; the way one understands and interprets something, positive or negative

company

another person or other people; people whom one spends time with so that one is not alone

slur your words

to pronounce the sounds of a word in a way that is wrong or not clear

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